428 ~Fuusa Sareta Shibuya de~

428 〜封鎖された渋谷で〜

428 ~Fuusa Sareta Shibuya de~
Title428 ~Fuusa Sareta Shibuya de~
Original title428 〜封鎖された渋谷で〜
Aliases428: In the Blocked City, 428: Tokyo Scramble, Shibuya, 428: The World Doesn't Change Even So (Tentative Title)
LengthVery long (> 50 hours)
LinksWikipedia
DeveloperChunsoft & Type-Moon
Publishers Sega & Spike & Spike Chunsoft
 KIDS Fans Channel & Pujia Hanhuazu
 Koch Media & Spike Chunsoft
Relations
Same setting
Machi
Time Travelers
Related anime[DB-ANN] Canaan (2009)
Available atJapanese Nintendo Wii version at Play-Asia.com for US$ 34.99 »
Japanese PlayStation 3 version at Play-Asia.com for US$ 0.00 »
Japanese PlayStation Portable version at Play-Asia.com for US$ 0.00 »
Japanese PlayStation 3 version at Play-Asia.com for US$ 44.99 »

Description

A present-day story about a detective, a young man, a virus researcher, a freelance writer, and a cat mascot character who are brought together by bizarre events with worldwide implications in the Tokyo neighborhood of Shibuya.

The narrative is presented using a combination of scrolling text and live action video sequences, also contains a bonus chapter courtesy of TYPE-MOON.

[a mix from anime news network and wikipedia]

Protagonists

Endou Achi
Endou Achi遠藤 亜智 
AliasesEndo Achi, Achichi, Grovels
Hair, Brown, Long
Personality, Altruistic, Deredere, Ignorant, Protective
Role, Full Brother, Gang Leader, Half-orphan, Son, Unemployed
Engages in, Fighting, Martial Arts, Unarmed Fighting
Subject of, Avoidable Death, Bullying

Description

A man who loves Shibuya more than any other place, Achi is the former head of KOK, the most influential street clan in Shibuya. He has since left KOK and now spends his days cleaning up the streets and picking up trash. During his daily street cleaning routine, he encounters and saves a girl who was nearly shot by a man with a gun.

[From Wikipedia]

Kanou Shin'ya
Kanou Shin'ya加納 慎也 
AliasesKano Shinya
Clothes, Glasses
Items, Mobile Phone
Personality, Idealist, Naive
Role, Betrothed, Boyfriend, Detective
Engages in, Investigation
Subject of, Avoidable Death

Description

A young detective from the Shibuya Police Department, Kanou is one of the detectives standing near Hitomi, a girl whose twin sister Maria was kidnapped for ransom. The kidnapper had specified Hitomi to bring the money to its pickup location, Shibuya station plaza. As the criminal shows up and runs with the money, Kanou begins to chase him.

[From Wikipedia]

Minorikawa Minoru
Minorikawa Minoru御法川 実 
Hair, Black
Eyes, Black
Clothes, Trench Coat
Personality, Eccentric, Hardworker, Hotblooded
Role, Journalist, Writer
Engages in, Investigation, Smoking
Subject of, Avoidable Death

Description

A hot headed freelance writer, Minorikawa receives a desperate phone call from his former superior, Toyama. Toyama, now the president of a small publishing company, was swamped in debt and now forced to complete the latest issue of his magazine in a single day. Minorikawa offers to help finish the magazine.

[From Wikipedia]

Oosawa Kenji
Oosawa Kenji大沢 賢治 
AliasesOsawa Kenji
Hair, Black
Clothes, Glasses
Personality, Antisocial
Role, Father, Husband, Scientist, Widower
Subject of, Arranged Marriage, Avoidable Death, Betrayal, Blackmail

Description

A virus expert and the father of Hitomi and Maria Osawa. As the lab director of Okoshi Pharmaceutical, Osawa leads a hermit-like life. A week after his US business trip, he receives a series of mysterious e-mails that indicate someone had conducted an unauthorized clinical trial of an antiviral drug he had been researching.

[From Wikipedia]

Tama
Tamaタマ 
Personality, Energetic, Friendly
Role, Daughter, Full Sister, Mascot Character, Non-blood-related Daughter, Twin Sister
Engages in, Escape From Confinement, Unarmed Fighting
Subject of, Amnesia, Kidnapping

Description

A mysterious person in a cat suit. Tama, a person of unknown identity, is working inside a cat suit as a by-the-day temp worker in order to buy a certain object she found at a general store. She begins her work of promoting a diet drink, "Burning Hammer."
<hidden by spoiler settings>Her true identity is revealed to be Oozawa Maria, Hitomi's twin sister and Kenji's daughter.

[From Wikipedia]

Main characters

Oosawa Hitomi
Oosawa Hitomi大沢 ひとみ 
AliasesOsawa Hitomi
Personality, Low Self-esteem, Reserved, Sweets Lover, Timid
Role, Daughter, Non-blood-related Daughter, Twin Sister

Description

A resident of Shibuya whose twin sister, Maria, has been kidnapped. With the help of the police, she attempts to pay off ¥50 million to the kidnapper, but things take an unexpected turn at the exchange.

Side characters

Alphard
Alphardアルファルド 
AliasesSadaqah
Hair, Black, Eye Covering, Long
Eyes, Black
Body, Tattoo, Teen
Clothes, Jacket, Shirt
Items, Handgun
Personality, Cold-hearted, Cruel, Pretending, Protective
Role, Friend, Hacker, Orphan, Spy, Villain
Engages in, Betrayal, Fighting, Planning, Unarmed Fighting

Description

A Middle-Eastern girl who has ties to the American CIA and the mastermind of the kidnapping plot. She first appears as "Canaan", masquerading as Oosawa Maria's friend to gain the trust of Oosawa Hitomi.

Tariq Al-Karawan
Tariq Al-Karawanタリク・カラワン 
Birthday15 February
Eyes, Black
Body, Adult
Role, Criminal, Iranian